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October 2, 2019

Introduction

Against the backdrop of the recent multidimensional crisis, significant changes have been introduced to the legal and political frameworks in which the EU and its Member States design, implement, monitor and evaluate policies and practices. Since the start...

September 6, 2019

Members of the UACES Research Network on the Effective Enforcement of EU Law and Policy have been attending the UACES 49th Annual Conference in Contemporary European Studies, 1-4th September 2019, which took place this year in Lisbon.  It seemed appropriate to be organ...

Failure to comply with European Union (EU) law is one of the main challenges facing the EU.  In 2016 infringement procedures rose to a five-year peak.  Compliance deficits, that is, failures to adopt EU law standards and requirements, are not a new concern. Since...

On the 27th November 2018, the European Parliament hosted an inter-parliamentary meeting on ‘Empowering National Parliament’s and Enforcing Citizens’ Rights in the Implementation and Application of EU Law’ organised by the Committee of Legal Affairs and the Committee o...

On the 27th November 2018, the European Parliament hosted an inter-parliamentary meeting on ‘Empowering National Parliament’s and Enforcing Citizens’ Rights in the Implementation and Application of EU Law’ organised by the Committee of Legal Affairs and the Committee o...

November 15, 2018

Introduction 

Among the multi-dimensional changes Brexit will trigger, an administrative reform is inevitable. The scope of timing of this reform, justifies the prediction that the changes to the largest branch of the UK government will be wide-ranging and fast-paced. D...

November 15, 2018

The 48thAnnual Conference of UACES at University of Bath provided the forum for the Network to showcase scholars across disciplines and different career stages. The RN hosted two panels on the Effective Enforcement of EU Law and Policy with papers on the role of the co...

July 23, 2018

In 2008 the Commission announced a new initiative for handling potential cases of infringement of EU law. This new method, named the EU Pilot, essentially comprised a database that linked each Directorate General (DG) to a Member State ‘Contact Point’. It was a file ma...

A large contingent of the CRN on Effective Enforcement of EU Law and Policy travelled to the University of Lausanne, Switzerland in July to attend and present at the biennial conference of REGGOV. It was a very busy but intellectually stimulating few days with plenty o...

July 15, 2018

In May 2018, the government launched a consultation on proposals to manage environmental standards after Brexit. Environmental protection has received particular attention in relation to enforcement standards post Brexit. This is because after Brexit we will still have...

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